Health Information & Advance Directives

Legislation/IssuesSynopsisResourcesNew This Week/Upcoming Dates
SB 837 - Health - Advance Care Planning and Advance Directives Requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to coordinate the implementation of advance care planning programs in the State; requiring each health insurance carrier to offer electronic advance directives to its members and enrollees during open enrollment and periodically thereafter; and requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to submit a certain report to certain committees of the General Assembly on or before December 1, 2021. SB 837

SB 837 Health-Advanced Care Planning and Advanced Directives- Support with Amendments.pdf (3-17)

Hearing 4/01 at 1:30 p.m. (3/29)
HB 1150 - Health - Authority of the Secretary of Health and Medical Information Altering a provision of law that prohibits a parent or guardian from being required to present a certain certificate of immunization under certain circumstances to be admitted to school to apply only to public schools; requiring the Secretary of Health to include an exclusion for certain individuals when exercising certain authority; and prohibiting an individual from being required to provide proof of a medical examination, a vaccination, a medical test, or any other medical information to obtain employment or to travel by air or otherwise. HB 1150

Hearing 3/17 at 1:30 p.m. (2/12)